Diro and his talking musical bow (Film, 1979) [WorldCat.org]
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Diro and his talking musical bow

Author: Jim Rosellini; Archives Sonores de Haute-Volta.; African Family Films (Firm)
Publisher: [Venice, Calif.] : African Family Films, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Diro Dah, an elder Lobi musician of the kankarama or musical bow. Filmed in his West African village, Diro constructs tunes and plays a new bow, using music to imitate the rising and falling tones of the Lobi language.
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Genre/Form: Music
Named Person: Diro Dah; Diro Dah
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Rosellini; Archives Sonores de Haute-Volta.; African Family Films (Firm)
OCLC Number: 18750339
Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (12 min., 27 sec.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Responsibility: a film by Jim Rosellini ; produced by Upper Volta Sound Archives and African Family Films.

Abstract:

A portrait of Diro Dah, an elder Lobi musician of the kankarama or musical bow. Filmed in his West African village, Diro constructs tunes and plays a new bow, using music to imitate the rising and falling tones of the Lobi language.

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